Are U-turns legal in Missouri?

I’m headed down to St. Louis in about a week to see a Blackhawks vs. Blues hockey game. I’ve never been to Missouri before, so I want to make sure I know the local driving laws. Can I legally make a U-turn there?

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Answer provided by
Eric Schad
Answered on Jul 18, 2022
The Blues-Blackhawks matchup is one mired in hatred and competitiveness. For you, this means you heck of a game! If you’re cruising the streets of St. Louis or anywhere else in the state, don’t stress. **U-turns are legal in Missouri.
Before you make a U-turn, however, you should follow these safety tips:
  • Yield to all oncoming traffic
  • Don’t make a U-turn where prohibited by a traffic sign
  • Only make a U-turn from the left-most lane
Pro Tip As a native St. Louisan, I’m warning you to pay extra attention to traffic. Much of the inner city is like the Wild West on the streets, so always wait a few extra seconds before making turns or going through a green light or stop sign.
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